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post #271 of 348

... that's ok, that's what I meant... the headphonia review makes it out as though a more indepth review could not be given as the device only came with the stock cable, on a closer read its perhaps more lazy journalism than anything as he says that he didn't have another cable which for someone reviewing audio gear for a well known audio store is a bit odd.... others on here though are expressing the same concerns and Kenneth is saying that its best to pair them them with an amp in his review and otherwise... which makes sense.

 

Confusing reviews for this device :-(

post #272 of 348
I'll get to mine this weekend and report back.
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post #273 of 348

Got a hands-on with the Beo H6 today, didn't warm me up. Very light build, felt cheap, plasticky. Hollow sound, no bass.

 

I see these no way beating, for example the AKG K550 sonically. 

post #274 of 348
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Originally Posted by Headzone View Post
 

Got a hands-on with the Beo H6 today, didn't warm me up. Very light build, felt cheap, plasticky. Hollow sound, no bass.

 

I see these no way beating, for example the AKG K550 sonically. 


Agree 100%

post #275 of 348

I have the black version. The one I played with at the Apple store was very beat up which made it look and felt cheap.  The store experience is not the same as in-home experience.  I was very impressed when I opened the box and looked at the perfect condition headphones close-up.  it is not plasticky at all.  It's light on the head and very nicely made.  

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post #276 of 348

lol if you agree with him on it being plasticky and feeling, the m100s must by super plasticky and super cheap


Edited by TealRice - 10/19/13 at 8:41pm
post #277 of 348
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lol if you agree with him on it being plasticky and feeling, the m100s must by super plasticky and super cheap


I suppose my agreement was more about the sound than the build, but I wasn't impressed with the build other than the quality of the earpad material.

 

Regarding my beloved M-100, their wingplates are the Achille's heel in the construction.  Otherwise, they are extremely durable, especially the metal hinges which could have been a souce of product failure.

 

You really went for the jugular attacking the M-100 :wink_face:


Edited by Craigster75 - 10/20/13 at 1:45am
post #278 of 348

They sounded pretty terrible in the Apple Store. I think they do some kind of "enhancement" to all their headphone demos, boosting the bass and treble. The treble in particular sound VERY grainy. I was quite surprised to see them there, actually, amidst all the Beats and Bose. The B&W P3 and P5 were on demo too, but the P7 was not.

post #279 of 348
 
 
We apologize for the late reply to your request. 
 
With regards to the BeoPlay H6 , the functionality of the microphone does not depend on the fact whether you are using the headphone with the iOS or Android devices, but rather if the device uses CTIA standard plug connection or not (hardware of the device / grounding assignment for the poles on jack)
 
As an example, we can mention some non-apple devices and mic functionality:
While pick up call/ end call/music pause button should function across the platforms (if the connection is CTIA – standard used in most phones since 2012), the volume buttons on the remote may appear idle.
 
Regarding the supply of different cables, the decision was made to supply only one cable, as the product is intended for “on-the-go” use case for a broad audience connecting the headphones to their portable devices
 
As a remark, I could mention that we intend to release the Android cable for BeoPlay H6, but there will be no extra functionality compared to what the users experience with the three-button remote. The only difference will be the absence of the volume up/down buttons, as these are not universal across the Android devices.
  
I would like to thank you for making the effort of sending us your feedback and hope you find the above answers useful.
 
Kind regards,
Lene Walther Bjerregaard (Ms) | Customer Service
post #280 of 348

They confused me email talking about the use of an amp with the microphone and aptly avoiding my asking if other cables can be used with the headphone.

 

Am avoiding this product and sticking to the P7 for portable use.

post #281 of 348

There are currently no amps that will work with a mic/remote.

post #282 of 348

Hmmmm.... think the question has been misconstrued... I'm not looking to turn up and down the volume of an amp with the mic .lol.

 

Am/was concerned with an inline mic being used with an amplifier if no other cable is compatible.

post #283 of 348

Using any headphone with an amp will be audio only. Buttons will not work, and the inline mic will not work either. But in most cases plugging in a 4-pole cable with mic will work fine for audio.

post #284 of 348
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They confused me email talking about the use of an amp with the microphone and aptly avoiding my asking if other cables can be used with the headphone.

 

Am avoiding this product and sticking to the P7 for portable use.

 

I got a bunch of these NuForce Transient cables and replaced all the crappy iPhone/device cables on my headphones....sonic benefits aplenty.

post #285 of 348
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Apologies up front as I imagine fans of the H6 are here, but I auditioned these at the Apple store and was immediately struck by, IMO, anemic bass and unnaturally sharp vocals.  I would have listened for a longer period, but found them irritatingly harsh.

 

They can sound that way on a given day. They can also sound clear, open, and non-boomy . I would say they also sound best at low to moderate volume levels. For sure they will not fit everyone's listening criteria.

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